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Batter is a flour mixture with liquid and other ingredients like sugar, salt and leavening. It is most often used for pancakes, light cakes, and as a coating for fried foods
Batter is a flour mixture with liquid and other ingredients like sugar, salt and leavening. Batter is most often used for pancakes, light cakes, and as a coating for fried foods.
The word batter comes from the French word battre which means to beat, as many batters require vigorous beating or whisking in their preparation.
When making batter for deep frying fish, prawns etc., we usually end up throwing half of it away. Today, I took that half and put it in an airtight container and then in the freezer. The batter was tempura flour, salt, bi-carb, paprika and beer (no egg). I'll see what happens.
Has anyone else...
Hi, I'm new to the forum and hoping someone can help me out!
I recently tried making fortune cookies and I can't find anywhere how to fold them without burning your fingers! (Maybe my fingers are just really sensitive :o_o:)
As I'm sure most of you reading this will know, you have to fold the...
I was thinking about a beer batter recipe for wrapping a hardboiled egg into. But I came across a problem. We didn't have any beer plus it was a week night and we don't generally drink during the week - the remaining beer would have needed to be consumed before you ask!
So I decided to...
What kind of beer do you prefer to use when making your own beer batter? Is pale ale better than dark beer? Or do you have another suggestion as to what type of beer to use? I need to hear from those who have tried using beer in their batter and had good results.
4-6 catfish fillets, about 1-2 pounds
1 cup milk or buttermilk
3/4 cup fine cornmeal (do not use coarsely ground cornmeal)
1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
1/4 teaspoon celery seed
Oil for frying (use peanut...
I was the lucky recipient of 2 pounds of free catfish fillets, but have never cooked this kind of fish before. I have had it several times and like it battered and fried. Does anyone have a good batter recipe you can share with me? I have also heard that you are supposed to soak it in buttermilk...